"The German private equity market is well on its way to substantially exceed last year’s investment figures. Particularly encouraging is the fact that small and medium buyouts and SME growth investments have...
BVK: Venture capital segment asserted itself in 2013 in what was overall a tepid German private equity market24. Februar 2014
Positive development in 2013 makes the venture capital segment stand out from what was overall a weaker German private equity market. Venture capital financing, which had already been strong in the first half of 2013,...
Premiere: Pay TV Operator invests into new Technology
Premiere, a Munich based television broadcaster, used to be part of the KirchMedia-Group. After the parent corporation had filed for bankruptcy in 2002, Premiere was up for sale. In 2001, the company’s turn-over had been close to 800 million Euros, whilst the overall loss (EBITDA- consolidated earnings before interest, taxes and depreciation)...More All Case Studies
Burgmaier Hightech: Automobile supplier successfully overcomes crisis thanks to investment capital
The whole sector was affected. "But when we received 60% to 70% less orders from our customers than previously agreed, we got into a rather tight spot,” describes Karl-Hugo Schick, Managing Partner of the automobile supplier Burgmaier Hightech, the sales slumps experienced by his company in January and February 2009. The company from...More All Case Studies
alfasolar GmbH, Hanover – renewable energy
The sun has been highly valued as an energy source for a long time. Even the ancient Egyptians paid homage to it, and exhibited initial approaches to its passive use. However, active and continuous developments in the use of solar energy have only been pursued since the end of the 20th century. This is also when alfasolar GmbH was founded - in...More All Case Studies